Hopefully that line got your attention! It is the key takeaway from this excellent article regarding the biggest risks to your privacy. There are many factors, but at the center of them all is you. Read on for some keen analysis and tips.
One of the biggest hassles in life is also one of the most important, managing passwords. The sheer number of passwords any individual has to track has led the general population to use insecure passwords by making them too simple or by using the same password on multiple sites.
You have likely read or seen (many) reports on a recent Facebook controversy regarding the exploitation of Facebook user data. Facebook states this was not a data breach in the traditional sense, as in hackers breaking into their network, which seems to be accurate. However, Facebook is doing very little (if anything) to combat abuses by third party applications (think quizzes or games) that are also gathering and sharing your data. Hopefully this latest controversy will lead to change.
By now most of us know a significant amount of information is being gathered about us every time we browse the web.
If not, today is the day to get started. The steps we recommend are a bit time consuming, but necessary. Also, there are many things to consider and likely numerous people in your immediate family for whom these steps will need to be taken.
It has been a number of weeks since a major flaw was reported in what is called the Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) protocol and we have been monitoring the tech blogs to see how this would shake out. Let’s address the protocol and the roll it likely plays in your life.
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